Pearl Bailey

Actor · Writer
IVA Star Rating : 64
Pearl Mae Bailey was an American actress and singer. After appearing in vaudeville she made her Broadway debut in St. Louis Woman in 1946. She won a Tony Award for the title role in the all-black production of Hello, Dolly! in 1968. In 1986, she won a Daytime Emmy award for her performance as a fairy godmother in the ABC Afterschool Special, Cindy Eller: A Modern Fairy Tale.

Pearl Mae Bailey was an American actress and singer. After appearing in vaudeville she made her Broadway debut in St. Louis Woman in 1946. She won a Tony Award for the title role in the all-black production of Hello, Dolly! in 1968. In 1986, she won a Daytime Emmy award for her performance as a fairy godmother in the ABC Afterschool Special, Cindy Eller: A Modern Fairy Tale.

Birth Name

Pearl Mae Bailey

Born

Friday, 29 March 1918

Died

Friday, 17 August 1990

Actress Filmography

Johnny Mercer: The Dream's on Me Self 2009
The Bronx Is Burning Self 2007
Broadway: The American Musical Dolly Levi (in 'Hello, Dolly!') 2004
Andy Williams: My Favorite Duets Self 2004
TV in Black: The First Fifty Years Self 2004
Dorothy Dandridge: An American Beauty Frankie (clip from Carmen Jones (1954)) 2003
The Carol Burnett Show: A Reunion Self 1993
The Pat Sajak Show Self 1989
Biography Frankie (clip from Carmen Jones (1954)) 1987
American Masters Self 1986
(see additional filmography)

Actress Filmography

Johnny Mercer: The Dream's on Me Self 2009
The Bronx Is Burning Self 2007
Broadway: The American Musical Dolly Levi (in 'Hello, Dolly!') 2004
Andy Williams: My Favorite Duets Self 2004
TV in Black: The First Fifty Years Self 2004
Dorothy Dandridge: An American Beauty Frankie (clip from Carmen Jones (1954)) 2003
The Carol Burnett Show: A Reunion Self 1993
The Pat Sajak Show Self 1989
Biography Frankie (clip from Carmen Jones (1954)) 1987
American Masters Self 1986
Silver Spoons Lulu Baker 1982
Night of 100 Stars Self 1982
The Fox and the Hound Big Mama / Big Mama (voice) 1981
Hollywood Connection Herself 1977
The Love Boat Millie Washington 1977
Norman... Is That You? Beatrice Chambers 1976
The Muppet Show Self - Special Guest Star 1976
Donny and Marie Self 1975
Tubby the Tuba Mrs. Elephant 1975
Dinah! Self, Self - Guest Hostess 1974
Hollywood's Talking Self 1973
HBO Boxing Self - Special Guest 1973
ABC Afterschool Specials Martha Dermody 1972
The New Bill Cosby Show Self 1972
Bing Crosby and His Friends Self 1972
The Pearl Bailey Show Self - Hostess / Singer, Self - Hostes / Singer 1971
Flip Self 1970
The Landlord Marge 1970
Love, American Style (segment "Love and High Spirits") 1969
The David Frost Show Self - Guest Hostess, Self 1969
Carol Channing and Pearl Bailey: On Broadway Self 1969
The 22nd Annual Tony Awards Self - Special Award Recipient & Performer 1968
The Carol Burnett Show Self - Guest / Various Characters 1967
The Joey Bishop Show Self 1967
The Face Is Familiar Self - Guest 1966
The Dean Martin Show Herself, Self 1965
The Hollywood Squares (Daytime) Self - Panelist 1965
ABC's Nightlife Self 1964
What's This Song? Self 1964
The Danny Kaye Show Self 1963
The Jimmy Dean Show Self - Guest 1963
The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson Herself - Guest, Herself, Herself - Guest Hostess, Herself - Guest Host 1962
The Jack Paar Program Self, Self - Guest 1962
The Andy Williams Show Self 1962
The Mike Douglas Show Herself - Co-host, Herself - Vocalist, Herself 1961
All the Fine Young Cannibals Ruby 1960
The Big Party Self 1959
Porgy and Bess Maria 1959
St. Louis Blues Aunt Hagar 1958
The Pat Boone-Chevy Showroom Herself 1957
The Big Record Self 1957
The Nat King Cole Show Self - Singer 1956
The Dinah Shore Chevy Show Self 1956
The Steve Allen Plymouth Show Self - Singer 1951
That Certain Feeling Augusta aka Gussie / Gussie 1956
Carmen Jones Frankie 1954
The Magical World of Disney Herself 1954
The Blue Angel Self 1954
The George Jessel Show Self 1953
All Star Summer Revue Self - Guest Vocalist 1952
The Name's the Same Self - Contestant 1951
Wonderful Town, U.S.A. Self 1951
Showtime, U.S.A. Self 1950
All Star Revue Herself - Guest Vocalist 1950
Star of the Family Self 1950
The Colgate Comedy Hour Self - Singer 1950
The Arthur Murray Party Self - Singer, Self, Self - Guest, Self - Special Guest 1950
Songs for Sale Self 1950
Your Show of Shows Self - Guest Performer 1950
What's My Line? Herself - Mystery Guest 1950
Sugar Hill Times Self 1949
This Is Show Business Self 1949
Cavalcade of Stars Self - Guest Vocalist, Self 1949
The Fred Waring Show Self 1949
Floor Show Self 1948
Perry Como's Kraft Music Hall Herself 1948
Isn't It Romantic Addie 1948
The Ed Sullivan Show Self, Herself - Singer, Self - Singer 1948
The Milton Berle Show Self - Singer 1948
Variety Girl Pearl Bailey 1947
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